The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church

Biographical Dictionary
[Antipope] Nicholas V (1328-1333)
Consistory of May 15, 1328 (I)


(1) 1. ALBERTI, Giacomo (?-after 1335)

Birth. (No date found), Prato, diocese of Pistoia. Nephew of Cardinal Niccolò Alberti, O.P. (1303). His last name is also listed as Martini, Albertini and Aubertini.

Education. (No information found).

Sacred orders. Canon of the chapters of Pisa, Verona, Soissons, St. Gery de Cambrai and S. Stefano di Prato. He had received the minor orders when promoted to the episcopate and had not yet reached the canonical age.

Episcopate. Elected bishop of Castello, June 19, 1311. Consecrated in 1319, by his uncle the cardinal. Partisan of Emperor Ludwig von Bavaria, enemy of Pope John XXII.

Cardinalate. Created pseudocardinal bishop of Ostia e Velletri in the consistory of May 15, 1328. He crowned Antipope Nicholas V. He was excommunicated by Pope John XXII. He went to Germany in 1329 and continued to call himself bishop of Ostia and papal legate. Resided in Münich, Bavaria, where he died.

Death. After 1335, Münich. Buried (no information found).

Bibliography. Chacón, Alfonso. Vitæ, et res gestæ Pontificvm Romanorum et S. R. E. Cardinalivm ab initio nascentis Ecclesiæ vsque ad Vrbanvm VIII. Pont. Max. 2 volumes. Romae : Typis Vaticanis, 1677, II, col. 443; "Essai de liste générale des cardinaux. Les cardinaux du XIVè siècle jusqu'au Grand Schisme". Annuaire Pontifical Catholique 1930. Paris : Maison de la Bonne Presse, 1930, p. 147; Eubel, Conradus and Gulik, Guglielmus van. Hierarchia Catholica Medii Aevi. Volumen I (1198-1431). Münich : Sumptibus et Typis Librariae Regensbergianae, 1913; reprint, Padua : Il Messagero di S. Antonio, 1960, pp. 16 and 171.

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(2) 2. HERMANN, Franz (?-1328)

Birth. (No date found). Germany. He is also listed as Franz only (1); and as Hermanus.

Education. (No information found).

Early life. Abbot of Fulda (2). He went to Rome with Emperor Ludwig von Bavaria. He read in the patriarchal Vatican basilica the imperial act deposing Pope John XXII.

Cardinalate. Created pseudocardinal bishop of Albano in the consistory of May 15, 1328. He was excommunicated by Pope John XXII.

Death. Before September 2, 1328. Buried (no information found).

Bibliography. Chacón, Alfonso. Vitæ, et res gestæ Pontificvm Romanorum et S. R. E. Cardinalivm ab initio nascentis Ecclesiæ vsque ad Vrbanvm VIII. Pont. Max. 2 volumes. Romae : Typis Vaticanis, 1677, II, col. 453; "Essai de liste générale des cardinaux. Les cardinaux du XIVè siècle jusqu'au Grand Schisme". Annuaire Pontifical Catholique 1930. Paris : Maison de la Bonne Presse, 1930, p. 147; Eubel, Conradus and Gulik, Guglielmus van. Hierarchia Catholica Medii Aevi. Volumen I (1198-1431). Münich : Sumptibus et Typis Librariae Regensbergianae, 1913; reprint, Padua : Il Messagero di S. Antonio, 1960, p. 16.

(1) This is according to Eubel, Hierarchia Catholica Medii Aevi, I, 17, who says that his name was Franz and not Hermannus.
(2) This is according to "Essai de liste générale des cardinaux. Les cardinaux du XIVè siècle jusqu'au Grand Schisme". Annuaire Pontifical Catholique 1930, p. 147; and Chacón, Vitæ, et res gestæ Pontificvm Romanorum et S. R. E. Cardinalivm, II, col. 453; Eubel, Hierarchia Catholica Medii Aevi, I, 17, says that he was abbot of a monastery in Germany but does not mention which one; Die Bischöfe des Heiligen Römischen Reiches, 1198 bis 1448 : ein biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeben von Erwin Gatz, unter Mitwirkung von Clemens Brodkorb (Berlin : Duncker & Humblot, 2001), p. 918, does not list him among the abbots of Fulda.

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(3) 3. DONORATICO, O.P., Bonifazio (-1333)

Birth. (No date found), Pisa. Of the counts Donoratico. His first name is also listed as Fazio.

Education. Entered the Order of Preachers (Dominicans).

Priesthood. Ordained (no further information found).

Episcopate. Elected bishop of Sagona, Corsica, July 18, 1297. Consecrated (no information found). Transferred to the see of Chiron, Crete, February 17, 1306. Attended the coronation of Emperor Ludwig von Bavaria in Rome.

Cardinalate. Created pseudocardinal bishop of Frascati in the consistory of May 15, 1328. Named administrator of the see of Chiron on June 7, 1328. He was excommunicated by Pope John XXII.

Death. 1333. Buried (no information found).

Bibliography. Chacón, Alfonso. Vitæ, et res gestæ Pontificvm Romanorum et S. R. E. Cardinalivm ab initio nascentis Ecclesiæ vsque ad Vrbanvm VIII. Pont. Max. 2 volumes. Romae : Typis Vaticanis, 1677, II, col. 455; "Essai de liste générale des cardinaux. Les cardinaux du XIVè siècle jusqu'au Grand Schisme". Annuaire Pontifical Catholique 1930. Paris : Maison de la Bonne Presse, 1930, p. 147; Eubel, Conradus and Gulik, Guglielmus van. Hierarchia Catholica Medii Aevi. Volumen I (1198-1431). Münich : Sumptibus et Typis Librariae Regensbergianae, 1913; reprint, Padua : Il Messagero di S. Antonio, 1960, pp. 17, 185 and 428.

Webgraphy. His portrait, fresco in the former Domincan convent in Treviso.

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(4) 4. FABRIANO, O.E.S.A., Nicola da (?-?)

Birth. (No date found), Umbria. He was called il Monaco. His first name is also listed as Niccolò

Education. Entered the Order of the Hermits of Saint Augustine (Augustinians).

Priesthood. Ordained (no further information found). Provincial of his order and inquisitor. He was condemned for his improper conduct in the chapter of Montpellier; sentenced to perpetual prison by the prior general of his order; he sought refuge in Rome.

Cardinalate. Created pseudocardinal priest of S. Eusebio in the consistory of May 15, 1328. Opted for the order of bishops and the suburbicarian see of Albano in September 1328. Excommunicated by Pope John XXII, he resigned in 1333.

Death. (No information found). Buried (no finformation found).

Bibliography. Chacón, Alfonso. Vitæ, et res gestæ Pontificvm Romanorum et S. R. E. Cardinalivm ab initio nascentis Ecclesiæ vsque ad Vrbanvm VIII. Pont. Max. 2 volumes. Romae : Typis Vaticanis, 1677, II, col. 454; "Essai de liste générale des cardinaux. Les cardinaux du XIVè siècle jusqu'au Grand Schisme". Annuaire Pontifical Catholique 1930. Paris : Maison de la Bonne Presse, 1930, p. 147; Eubel, Conradus and Gulik, Guglielmus van. Hierarchia Catholica Medii Aevi. Volumen I (1198-1431). Münich : Sumptibus et Typis Librariae Regensbergianae, 1913; reprint, Padua : Il Messagero di S. Antonio, 1960, pp. 17.

Webgraphy. Biographical data, in Italian, paragraphs 3; and biographical data, in Italian, parahraph 6.

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(5) 5. ORINGA, Pietro (?-?)

Birth. (No date found), Rome. His last name is also listed as Henrici, Orrighi and Oringhius.

Education. (No information found).

Cardinalate. Created pseudocardinal priest of S. Pietro in Vincoli in the consistory of May 15, 1328 (1). He was excommunicated by Pope John XXII and deposed on August 25, 1330.

Death. (No information found). Buried (no information found).

Bibliography. Chacón, Alfonso. Vitæ, et res gestæ Pontificvm Romanorum et S. R. E. Cardinalivm ab initio nascentis Ecclesiæ vsque ad Vrbanvm VIII. Pont. Max. 2 volumes. Romae : Typis Vaticanis, 1677, II, col. 454; "Essai de liste générale des cardinaux. Les cardinaux du XIVè siècle jusqu'au Grand Schisme". Annuaire Pontifical Catholique 1930. Paris : Maison de la Bonne Presse, 1930, p. 147; Eubel, Conradus and Gulik, Guglielmus van. Hierarchia Catholica Medii Aevi. Volumen I (1198-1431). Münich : Sumptibus et Typis Librariae Regensbergianae, 1913; reprint, Padua : Il Messagero di S. Antonio, 1960, pp. 17.

(1) Chacón, Alfonso. Vitæ, et res gestæ Pontificvm Romanorum et S. R. E. Cardinalivm, II, col. , says that he was created pseudocardinal deacon but does not indicate the deaconry.

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(6) 6. ARLOTTI, Giovanni (?-?)

Birth. (No date found), Rome.

Education. (No information found).

Early life. Canon of the patriarchal Vatican basilica, Rome.

Cardinalate. Created pseudocardinal deacon of S. Nicola in Carcere in the consistory of May 15, 1328. He was excommunicated by Pope John XXII.

Death. (No information found). Buried (no information found).

Bibliography. Chacón, Alfonso. Vitæ, et res gestæ Pontificvm Romanorum et S. R. E. Cardinalivm ab initio nascentis Ecclesiæ vsque ad Vrbanvm VIII. Pont. Max. 2 volumes. Romae : Typis Vaticanis, 1677, II, col. 454; "Essai de liste générale des cardinaux. Les cardinaux du XIVè siècle jusqu'au Grand Schisme". Annuaire Pontifical Catholique 1930. Paris : Maison de la Bonne Presse, 1930, p. 147; Eubel, Conradus and Gulik, Guglielmus van. Hierarchia Catholica Medii Aevi. Volumen I (1198-1431). Münich : Sumptibus et Typis Librariae Regensbergianae, 1913; reprint, Padua : Il Messagero di S. Antonio, 1960, pp. 17.

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